Theme Juice Alternatives

    Theme Juice is described as 'powerful Mac app that creates local WordPress sites with just a click' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Theme Juice for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Wordpress and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is XAMPP, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Theme Juice are BitNami Application Stacks (Free, Open Source), MAMP (Freemium), Local by Flywheel (Freemium) and Fenix Web Server (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 2, 2021

    1. XAMPP is a completely free, easy to install Apache distribution containing MariaDB, PHP, and Perl. The XAMPP open source package has been set up to be incredibly easy to install and to use. XAMPP is free even for commercial uses
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    2. BitNami Stacks make it incredibly easy to deploy your favorite open source software. BitNami Stacks include an open source application and all of the other software necessary to run it, such as Apache, MySQL, PHP or Ruby.


    3. MAMP installs a local server environment in a matter of seconds on your computer. It comes free of charge, and is easily installed. MAMP will not compromise any existing Apache installation already running on your system.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Stop debugging local environments and spend more time launching WordPress sites. SPEED AND SIMPLICITY Flywheel is fast and functional, so we brought those features to the slickest local WordPress development application in the world.
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    4. Fenix is a desktop web server for developers. A simple and visual static web server with collaboration features.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Wordpress
      Choose fictional domain names to personalize each of your projects and create dozens of virtual servers in seconds. WordPress designers and developers seldom work on a single project.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • MySQL Community Edition
      • Apache HTTP Server
      • PHP
      • Wordpress
      InstantWP is a complete standalone, portable WordPress development environment. It will turn almost any Windows or macOS machine into a WordPress development server. It will even run from a USB key.

      Discontinued

      No release since 2018. The developer doesn't seem to answer bug reports and issues on GitHub anymore, and the used port (10080) is now blocked by default on modern browsers (see https://github.com/webtoolsgroup/InstantWP/issues/103).

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    5. WordPress Portable is a free program for Windows that automatically ships with everything needed to run WordPress locally. All you need to do is to extract the package contents on your system after download and start the WordPress Portable executable afterwards.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 3.5, can be still downloaded from the Box link on the official website

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    6. Pressmatic is a robust local WordPress manager for Mac. All sites are isolated in individual Docker containers.

      Discontinued

      Pressmatic is now Local by Flywheel , it was acquired.

    7. Simple, lightweight and secure web server with a convenient and simple interface. Automatic certificate renewal through Let’s encrypt.
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